The Edible Bracket 2011

Last year's winners of the MNCAAPG Best Bracket contest are back. This March Madness season, we will be documenting foods associated with the competing schools. Consider it March Madness, Top Chef Edition.

Florida State Seminoles (Tallahassee, FL): Mimosas


Oranges are the official state fruit of Florida, and orange juice is the official state beverage.  In fact, 74% of oranges grown in the United States come from Florida (though 2010 was a bad year for Florida’s citrus crop).

So for Florida State it made sense to make a drink that highlighted Florida’s love affair with the orange: mimosas.


champagne or prosecco

Florida orange juice

Fill a glass about halfway with the champagne or prosecco.  Add orange juice.